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Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

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NATO pre-positions forces in Eastern Europe to resist Russian aggression

NATO pre-positions forces in Eastern Europe to resist Russian aggression

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'Stop watching us': who gets pardoned?

'Stop watching us': who gets pardoned?

Presidents have pardoned or commuted the sentences for reviled convicts such as socialist Eugene Debs, plutocrat Marc Rich, and former President Richard Nixon. Why not Edward Snowden?

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Obama repeatedly denied Pentagon's military options for Islamic State terror

Obama repeatedly denied Pentagon's military options for Islamic State terror

Iran may be the beneficiary of Obama's strategic impotence.

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Moron selfie leads to destruction of Islamic State command-and-control

Moron selfie leads to destruction of Islamic State command-and-control

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NATO must adapt while China and Russia advance, says NATO chief

NATO must adapt while China and Russia advance, says NATO chief

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Sister Megan Rice: a merry warrior for peace

Sister Megan Rice: a merry warrior for peace

Sister Megan Rice broke into the Oak Ridge Lab as a protest against nuclear weapon development.

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Government snafu causes deadly anthrax scare

Government snafu causes deadly anthrax scare

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Obama lied about Bin Laden's death to burnish his own image

Obama lied about Bin Laden's death to burnish his own image

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U.S. braces for Islamic State cyber attack

U.S. braces for Islamic State cyber attack

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Russia's cat-and-mouse war games in Europe

Russia's cat-and-mouse war games in Europe

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Equal justice or double standards for Gen. David Petraeus?

Equal justice or double standards for Gen. David Petraeus?

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Texas Republican releases statement on Jade Helm 15 war games

Texas Republican releases statement on Jade Helm 15 war games

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Campus Muslims nix 'American Sniper' movie

Campus Muslims nix 'American Sniper' movie

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China worries about US/Philippines war games

China worries about US/Philippines war games

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Egypt ready for war: Christians pray for martyrs

Egypt ready for war: Christians pray for martyrs

Rather than distributing horrific Islamic State video of beheading of Copts, Christians pray for the martyrs. Islamic State threatens Rome. UPDATE: Egypt bombs Libya.

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Obama's war in Afghanistan

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Russia rolls into Ukraine while Obama pivots towards China

Russia rolls into Ukraine while Obama pivots towards China

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Putin is all alone in Russia's perfect storm

Putin is all alone in Russia's perfect storm

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US military recruits more likely to suffer sexual abuse than civilians

US military recruits more likely to suffer sexual abuse than civilians

When considering the ROTC or active service, men should be aware of the dangers.

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A curious omission in a US Air Force advertisement

A curious omission in a US Air Force advertisement

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The uncertain costs of Obama's airstrikes in Syria

The uncertain costs of Obama's airstrikes in Syria

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Democrats and Republicans wary of Obama's new strategy on Islamic State terror

Democrats and Republicans wary of Obama's new strategy on Islamic State terror

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Texas National Guard begs for food

Texas National Guard begs for food

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Obama administration bureaucrat suggests Bergdahl's fellow soldiers are 'psychopaths'

Obama administration bureaucrat suggests Bergdahl's fellow soldiers are 'psychopaths'

Brandon Friedman of HUD critiqued the critics of Obama's swap of five terrorists for Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held by the Taliban.

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On Memorial Day: Remember Jose Gutierrez, USMC

On Memorial Day: Remember Jose Gutierrez, USMC

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Kenyan defense forces strike a blow against Somali terrorists

Kenyan defense forces strike a blow against Somali terrorists

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How the United States funds terror

How the United States funds terror

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Government shut-down discriminates against Catholics in US military

Government shut-down discriminates against Catholics in US military

Protestant services have not been effected at the Kings Bay submarine base in Georgia. Only Catholic members of the military have been affected by an order prohibiting Catholic chaplains from offering Mass.

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Obama denies grieving military families funds to receive bodies of fallen soldiers

Obama denies grieving military families funds to receive bodies of fallen soldiers

President Obama is playing politics over the dead bodies of American soldiers killed in action during the government shutdown.

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Jesuits' leader says military response to Syria is 'abuse of power'

Jesuits' leader says military response to Syria is 'abuse of power'

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A 'world war' in the offing should the US intervene in Syria

A 'world war' in the offing should the US intervene in Syria

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US military chaplains concerned about freedom of religion

US military chaplains concerned about freedom of religion

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Catholic bishops call upon US to close Guantanamo prison

Catholic bishops call upon US to close Guantanamo prison

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Christians question Obama's wider anti-terrorist net

Christians question Obama's wider anti-terrorist net

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Hercules C-130: An epic tale of military aviation and pork spending

Hercules C-130: An epic tale of military aviation and pork spending

Spending cuts for DoD could start with the ghost fleet of cargo aircraft.

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NATO pushes gender equality

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Obama: 'I'm not a dictator', as sequester looms

Obama: 'I'm not a dictator', as sequester looms

Obama could show budget leadership by cutting spending on the war in Afghanistan, says Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT).

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Catholic bishops decry 'same-sex' benefits at DoD

Catholic bishops decry 'same-sex' benefits at DoD

Archbishop Broglio, who leads the Catholic chaplains in the US military, how a new DoD policy on benefits for same-sex partners can possibly square with already established law.

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Ivan Thunder: World War, Iwo Jima and the way we were

Ivan Thunder: World War, Iwo Jima and the way we were

A marvelous memoir by Ivan Thunder recounts how it really was on the sand of Iwo Jima, a tiny island drenched in the blood of Americans and Japanese fighting for supremacy during the Second World War.

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US military chaplains may soon become outlaws

US military chaplains may soon become outlaws

In 2012, Archbishop Timothy Broglio - who leads US military Catholic chaplains - was forbidden to have Catholic chaplains read a statement adverse to Obamacare. The Army brass said that those objecting are 'bigoted' and 'need to get out.'

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Obama unleashes war on the military

Obama unleashes war on the military

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DoD to use electric vehicles to power up the grid

DoD to use electric vehicles to power up the grid

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How the U.S. can avoid never-ending warfare

How the U.S. can avoid never-ending warfare

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Petraeus and infidelity: a tempest in a teacup?

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Be careful befriending strangers in social media

Be careful befriending strangers in social media

Who is Robin Sage? Members of the defense and national security establishment violated military operational security restrictions trying to get to know her.

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Army officer who taught course on radical Islam fights for his commission

Army officer who taught course on radical Islam fights for his commission

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Paul Ryan's 'kvetch and retreat' approach to homosexuality in the military

Paul Ryan's 'kvetch and retreat' approach to homosexuality in the military

Veep candidate Paul Ryans follows Mitt Romney, the most pro-homosexual Republican candidate ever, in accepting homosexuality as a 'done deal.'

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New military applications for facial recognition technology

New military applications for facial recognition technology

ACAGI Inc. of Frederick MD has shown its facial recognition technology can be mounted on weapons and other platforms and used to identify potential terrorists. Recent trials were favorable.

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U.S. scores record for war-mongering

U.S. scores record for war-mongering

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Obama's defense budget imperils nation, says Donald Rumsfeld

Obama's defense budget imperils nation, says Donald Rumsfeld

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Russia to increase defense and infrastructure spending

Russia to increase defense and infrastructure spending

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If the War on Terror is over, who won?

If the War on Terror is over, who won?

Just because there has been regime in various Muslim countries, does that mean that the U.S. has defeated jihadism? This is an important question.

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US Navy appears to be adrift, literally

US Navy appears to be adrift, literally

As China and India ramp up their deep-water strategic reach, the US Navy appears stymied with mechanical problems on a new class of ships.

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Red Lines in the sand that the U.S. must draw in Afghanistan

Red Lines in the sand that the U.S. must draw in Afghanistan

The Obama administration wants to accomplish two incompatible objectives: it wants the UN Arms Trade Treaty to be a 'strong international standard' AND it wants to avoid being a treaty spoiler.

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U.S. Defense Chief Meets With Armenian Counterpart

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has meet with his Armenian counterpart, Seyran Ohanyan, at the Pentagon

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U.S. Defense Chief Meets Kyrgyz Leaders To Stress Transit Center's Importance

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has met with Kyrgyzstan's leaders to stress that the United States considers the continued use of a military base in the country crucial to U.S. efforts in Afghanistan.

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South Korea: Filipino nun fights for dignity of women and the defense of the unborn

Sr. Mary Verzosa Pilar is one of the founders of the Philippine-life movement. Working since the '70s with parishes and dioceses to spread the culture of life among young women. The nun has recently won the Mystery of Life Award 2012, of the Archdiocese of Seoul.

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The Reinvention of Barack Obama as a war time president

The Reinvention of Barack Obama as a war time president

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U.S. Defense Chief Defends Smaller Budget To Congress

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has told members of Congress that President Barack Obama's proposed smaller defense budget won't compromise U.S. military superiority around the world.

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U.S. Defense Chief Downplays Speculation Of Israeli Attack On Iran

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has downplayed a U.S. newspaper report suggesting he believes Israel is planning a military strike -- perhaps as early as spring -- against Iran's nuclear facilities.

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General to investigate Marines who urinated on Afghan corpses

General to investigate Marines who urinated on Afghan corpses

Bill Maher and Dana Loesch, talking heads from opposite sides of the political spectrum, both said they would urinate on Afghan corpses if given the chance.

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Afghanistan, video of Marines urinating on dead bodies part of the horrors of war

Afghanistan, video of Marines urinating on dead bodies part of the horrors of war

A Marine Corps official said that at least two of the soldiers were recognized. A source for AsiaNews said that the gesture is part of "the horrors of a war that spares nothing and nobody" and speaks of the lack of knowledge of a land "that they are invading and occupying."

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DoD close to identifying Marines in offending video

DoD close to identifying Marines in offending video

A video surfaced that showed US Marines apparently urinating on the corpses of Taliban combtants. The Marines may be snipers.

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Obama's defense strategy feints towards Asia, but stuck in Mideast

Obama's defense strategy feints towards Asia, but stuck in Mideast

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U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta In Libya

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta was in Libya, the first Pentagon chief to visit the country.

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U.S. Defense Secretary Visits Key Ally Turkey

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has arrived in Turkey to reaffirm Washington's strong relationship with a key U.S. ally in the region.

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U.S. Defense Chief Panetta Visits Kabul

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrived in Kabul to reaffirm Washington's commitment to Afghanistan as the United States starts to withdraw combat troops and hand over security to Afghan forces.

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Blind in the Dark: US military fails to secure night-vision devices

Blind in the Dark: US military fails to secure night-vision devices

Night vision goggles and other devices are essential for the US and allies in the war on terror. That's why terrorists want them too.

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Obama administration can save money in the Defense Department

Obama administration can save money in the Defense Department

By taking the right approach, and enforcing financial management rules, Obama can save money in the overall defense budget and increase servicemembers' benefits.

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New material is nearly as light as air

New material is nearly as light as air

The new metal, developed at UC-Irvine with assist from DARPA, is 99.9 percent air. Applications for nano-technology, batteries, and defense envisioned.

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U.S. Defense Chief Warns On Iran Military Strike

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said he will raise American concerns about the unintended consequences of any military action against Iran during talks with his Israeli counterpart. Panetta said a strike on Iran could harm the world economy, and he pointed to a U.S. analysis that a strike ...

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